Testing in Agile Part 5: Tools

To begin this article, it would be a good idea to, remember this key point: Agile Manifesto Value #1 Individuals and interactions over processes and tools Tools work at the service of people. People, particularly intelligent people, can never be slaves to tools. People talking to each other, working together and solving problems is much …

What Is Combinatorial Testing and Why Should Testers Care?

Developers of large data-intensive software often notice an interesting — though not surprising — phenomenon: When usage of an application jumps dramatically, components that have operated for months without trouble suddenly develop previously undetected errors. For example, the application may have been installed on a different OS-hardware-DBMS-networking platform, or newly added customers may have account …

Combinatorial Software Testing

“Combinatorial testing can detect hard-to-find software faults more efficiently than manual test case selection methods.” Developers of large data-intensive software often notice an interesting—though not surprising—phenomenon: When usage of an application jumps dramatically, components that have operated for months without trouble suddenly develop previously undetected errors. For example, newly added customers may have account records …

An Interview with Computer Scientist – D. Richard Kuhn About Applications Development of Combinatorial Research

D. Richard Kuhn – Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standards & Technology LogiGear: How did you become interested in developing applications for combinatorial research? What led you to it personally, and what did you find fascinating about it? Mr. Kuhn: About 12 years ago Dolores Wallace and I were investigating causes of software failures in …

Dr. Cem Kaner Shares His Experiences on Software Testing and Essential Skills Needed to Be Software Tester

Dr. Cem Kaner – Director, Center for Software Testing Education & Research, Florida Institute of Technology PC World Vietnam: What did you think of VISTACON 2010? Dr. Kaner: I am very impressed that the event was very professionally organized and happy to meet my old colleagues to share and exchange more about our area of …